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Coffee Lids: Now w/ More Fresh Ground Smell

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You know what the problem with coffee is? You can't inject it. Also, apparently some people complain about not being able to smell their coffee while they're drinking it with a lid, denying them part of the sensory sensation. You know, because taste and smell are connected (I know this because I once put a spaghetti noodle up my nose and it came out my mouth).

Coffee from your favorite donut shop has a problem. It doesn't taste as good as it should because the lid traps in the wonderful aroma. Taste is 95% smell, so you're really missing out.


Mint Urban Technologies has a solution for this sensory shortcoming. It's designed the Aroma Lid, a new cover that's infused with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee. When you take a sip, you smell and taste a wonderful, full-bodied brew.

Neat idea, right? Sure. I'm not sure if the lid changes color too if that was just poor product photography, but who cares -- the point is this: anything that makes the urine go down smoother for my coworkers.

The Aroma Lid Makes Your Coffee Smell and Taste Great [gizmodo]

Thanks to Douglas, who taught me everything I know about being pissive aggressive. See what I did there? Me neither, I think there's something in my eye.

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